www/epiphany wants graphics/gdk-pixbuf that's not available in ports

Koop Mast kwm at rainbow-runner.nl
Thu May 18 18:09:11 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-05-17 at 20:16 -0700, bob prohaska wrote:


> For some reason the port of www/epiphany is asking for a  version
> of graphics/gdk-pixbuf (2.36.5) later than the most recent version 
> available via svn ( 2.32.3).

Epiphany depends on graphics/gdk-pixbuf2 not the really older gdk-

> Perhaps more curiously, when looking in graphics/gdk-pixbuf the
> directory
> listing reports the presence of gdk-pixbuf-0.22.0 which seems most
> confusing. That's the source directory which gave rise to 2.32.3
> found
> by www/epiphany.

I think your trying to build ports from the HEAD ports tree, but have
quartery packages installed. Gdk-pixbuf2 was updated to 2.36 in April,
so that version is not available as a package in the 2017Q2 quartery


> Is something entirely mixed up? This is on RPI2 running -current, but
> that isn't obviously relevant: Far as I can see, port names aren't
> platform
> specific. I.e., "ports is ports". (apologies to Walt Kelley) 
> Thanks for reading,
> bob prohaska
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